Terms and conditions.
The follows terms are related to Superior-Networks.com
Us, our, ours, ourselves, company, the company, we, SuperiorNetworks,
Networks, Superior Hosting, Superior-Solutions, Superior Solutions
The following terms refer to you, the customer;
You, your, yourself, the subscriber, the customer.
1) Price Changes
All prices displayed on our website, and any quotations to you will not
include Value Added Tax (For more
information see “Value Added Tax Charges”).
When registering up with Superior-Networks, you are committing to pay
the full amount that is agreed on the
website when initiating the contract between yourself and
We guarantee in line with the agreed document, that we will give you a
minimum of fourteen days’ notice of
any price or product specification changes that may impact your
There are no circumstances whereby you are able to pay the previous
price issued when you initiated the
contract unless the minimal fourteen days’ notice has not been given.
2) Value Added Tax Charges
In accordance to current UK Law, Superior-Networks does not charge VAT
All current prices exclude VAT.
3) Vouchers, Coupons & Promotional Offers
Under this section of the Terms and Conditions, Vouchers, Coupons and
Promotional refers to the same article
that can be used at the checkout section of the website to discount
All promotional codes carry their own set of terms and conditions in
addition to these main terms and
conditions; however the consequence of the misuse of these codes is
covered in this document.
It is Superior-Networks responsibility to issue and accept the
Promotional codes. In the instance that a
promotional code is used by an unintended party we will request the
difference unless the value is less than
£1.00. Should it be greater, we will request the difference.The
promotional codes that we issue will not be recurring, meaning you may
only use the code once and for
one invoice, should the promotional code be recurring and has been used
by a unintended party, we will
remove the promotional code and issue you with a £5 fine, along with
sending you a invoice for the full
When using promotional codes, you will lose entitlement to the 15 Day
money back guarantee and it may not
be used in conjunction with any other offer unless the terms of the
promotional code states otherwise!
4) Deposit Refunds
All deposits are non-refundable and are requested to ensure we do not
lose out when we carry out work for
5) 15 Day Money Back Guarantee
Out fifteen day money back guarantee is available to new and existing
customers who wish to purchase one of
the following products -
- "Starter Plan” (Shared Hosting),
- "Economy Plan" (Shared Hosting),
- "Deluxe Plan"(Shared Hosting),
- "Ultimate Plan"(Shared Hosting),
All other services and products provided by Superior-Networks are
If you are one of the plans listed above, to now qualify for the pack,
you must meet the requirements listed
a) You have not used any sort of promotional code (See article above for
more details on what is included)
b) You have not exceeded 15% of your allowed product specifications
(Subject to further terms listed below)
c) Free Domain - The domain is registered as a .tk as these are free to
order, we will not manage any sort of
refund to this and if you wish to do so, you may buy it from the dot.tk
d) You must not have breached any of the other terms and conditions.
e) You must not have changed from any of the plans above at any point.
This excludes upgrades to the plans
listed however moving to a plan outside of the list excludes you from
the money back guarantee.
I) Allowance note ~ Product specification ONLY includes Disk Space and
Refunds will only be given through as credit, and no cash will be
returned through any means.
Please also note that if you made a mistake with the booking, we accept
no responsibility for that, and do not
have to refund you for that.
6) Acceptable Usage
In order to use any of our services, it is a legal requirement that you
comply with the following terms. When
you purchase any of our products/services you enter into an agreement
accepting these terms and conditions, when you reach the checkout you
are also given the option to accept or deny agreement to our terms and
In the event that the terms and conditions are broken on your server,
you will be removed from our service
immediately with no entitlement to claim any refund or request a
If you breach ANY United Kingdom Law, local authorities will be informed
with your details to pursue any legal
actions you may face.
We are not liable for any articles on your account whether uploaded by
yourself or maliciously. You are liable
for securing your password whilst using our services.
The use of highly intensive or similar websites will have your account
suspended, you will be prompted to
either pay a £7.50 administration fee, or your account can be
You are also forbidden from running anything other than a website
server, by doing this you will face the same
actions as listed above!
7) Reseller Hosting / Reseller Services
Resellers are free to sell Web Hosting on our platform; you are entirely
responsible for the representation of
the accounts hosted on them. You are also liable for enforcing these
terms and conditions, and your own
terms and conditions to their accounts.
In the event a reseller is in breach, or not complying with our terms
and conditions, we following a strict
procedure to reduce and compensate for these actions. Such actions
include compromised websites,
fraudulent activity, and script exploits.
Actions taken against Reseller Hosting / Service Customers
The account will be suspended and an email will be sent to the Reseller
Owner within 24 hours justifying the
suspension, and appropriate actions to resolve
If the Reseller Hosting / Service Customer Un-suspends the account, and
within 24 hours does not resolve the
problem we will assume malicious intent to cause damage to our services
and our Root user will Suspended
the Account, meaning you cannot un-suspend the user (Requires Admin
Un-Suspension, see “Administrative
In the case the account is unfit, and causing further issues we will
terminate the account, alternatively we can
resolve the account issue as per our “Administrative Rules and Charges”.
Notification of the issue, given up to 24 hours to resolve.
Following the given time period, internet access may be blocked by local
firewalls, and only allowed access
externally from a given I.P address. (Requires Admin re-enabling, see
If issue isn’t resolved within 48 hours of notification, contract can be
terminated. Or, issue can be resolved by
network engineer but fees can be incurred for the issues.
You are also free to enforce your own terms of service in addition to
this set of TOS, however you are
responsible for implementing these TOS.8) Disk Space & Bandwidth
If your account exceeds the allocated product specifications, you are
subject to over usage charges.
You can request your account to be upgraded to not incur any of the Over
Usage Charges below; you are
required to make the request prior to exceeding your quota. Your account
cannot be downgraded.
8.1) Over Usage Charges
Disk Space Overages Cost = £0.02 per MB
Bandwidth Overages Cost = £0.01 per MB
Web Hosting & Reseller Hosting packages cannot be downgraded under any
Accounts are checked for the following, if your account is found with
any of the following articles you will be
reported to the appropriate authorities and have your account terminated
from using our services with no
* Inappropriate Content / Graphical Images – Pornography is accepted
under the circumstances it doesn't
breech UK laws. If inappropriate content / graphical images are
discovered, your service will be terminated
instantly and reported to the authorities.
* Copyright, or Trademark Infringement; Using software without GPU
licensing, or not complying with GPU
* Unauthorised Material; Films, Music, Application Software, Operating
Systems, etc (ejusdem generis).
* Threats; includes anything such as threats to encourage bodily harm or
destruction of property.
* Harassment; anything that intends to cause harassment to internet user
* Fraudulent Activity; making fraudulent offers to sell or buy products,
items or services, or to advance any
type of financial scam.
* Forgery or Impersonation; Adding, removing or modifying identifying
network header information in an
effort to deceive or mislead is prohibited. Attempting to impersonate
any person by using forged headers or
other identifying information is prohibited. The use of anonymous re
mailers or nicknames does not constitute
* Unsolicited Commercial E-mail / Unsolicited Bulk E-mail (SPAM);
transmitting any unsolicited commercial or
unsolicited bulk e-mail is expressly prohibited. Violations of this type
will result in the immediate termination.
* E-mail News Bombing / Message Forging; transmit any unsolicited
commercial or unsolicited bulk e-mail is
* Collection of Personal Data; doing with without consent of the users
detail(s).* Distribution harmful content; Intentional distributions of
software that attempts to and/or causes damage,
harassment, or annoyance to persons, data, and/or computer systems are
* Banned Scripts and/or Applications:
o Proxy Scripts (nph-proxy, and others)
o Torrent Trackers
o Warez Forums/Scripts
o HiveMail and Similar Email Provisioning Scripts
o phpShell and similar command Execution Scripts
o ‘tpg’ showcase scripts
You are responsible for any misuse of your account, even if the
inappropriate activity was committed by a
friend, family member, guest or employee. Therefore, you must take steps
to ensure that others do not gain
unauthorized access to your account. In addition, you may not use your
account to breach security of another
account or attempt to gain unauthorized access to another network or
I. Your password provides access to your account. It is your
responsibility to use a strong password, as well as
keep it secure.
II. Sharing your password and account access with authorised users is
prohibited. You should take care to
prevent others from using your account since you will be held
responsible for such use.
III. Attempting to obtain another users account password is strictly
prohibited, and may result in termination
IV. You must adopt adequate security measures to prevent or minimise
unauthorised use of your account.
V. You may not attempt to circumvent user authentication or security of
any host, network or account. This
includes, but is not limited to, accessing data not intended for you,
logging into or making use of a service or
account you are not expressly authorised to access, or probing the
security of other networks.
VI. Use of distribution of tools, designed for compromising security is
prohibited. Examples of these tools
include, but are not limited to, password guessing programs, cracking
tools or network probing tools.
VII. You may not attempt to interfere with services to any user, host or
network (Denial of service attacks or
Distributed Denial of service attack). This includes, but is not limited
to “flooding” of networks, deliberate
attempts to overload a service, and attempts to “crash” a host.
VIII. User who violates systems or network security may incur criminal
or civil liability.
IX. We will cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems
or network security at other sites,
including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in the
investigation of suspected criminal
12) Late Payment Fee
As invoices are distributed to your sign up email address fourteen days
before they are due, you are made
adequately aware of when you are required to pay for your
A late fee of twenty per cent of the invoice will be enforced.
The only circumstance where this late fee is exempt is as follows;I.
Reasonable notification is given prior to the invoice due date
justifying the late payment, and proceeding to
give an applicable date in which the payment will be made.
II. Proven unavailability to our systems through network loss, or
unavailability of other persons related to you,
denying you access to use their internet facilities to complete your
III. Frozen bank account or payment gateway due to fraudulent activity
caused by a third party whereby you
are not liable.
13) Web Hosting Agreement
This section is subject to Web Hosting customers only; you take our
terms and conditions into account as well
as concentrate specifically on the following sections;
I. Agreement with Use of Our Services,
II. Backup Policy
III. Spam Policy
IV. Resource Usage Policy
V. Fair Usage Policy
You are not allowed to resell Web Hosting from us to somebody in order
to profit, you can only buy on behalf
of somebody and charge them what it cost you.
See Over usage Charges.
13.1) Minimum Contract
The minimum contract terms for Web Hosting is 1 month.
14) Backup & Data Loss Policy
We are not responsible for backing up your data; you use our services at
entirely your own risk. We do not,
and are not entitled to take backups of any data. In the unlikely event
of corruption or hardware failure, we
cannot guarantee to be able to replace lost data. We disclaim any
warranty or merchantability or fitness for a
This includes loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, wrong
delivery, and any and all service
interruptions caused by, or not by Superior-Networks.com and its
employees or anyone connected to the
company. You agree to take full responsibility for files and data
transferred and to maintain all appropriate
backup of files and data stored on our servers.
15) Website Creation/Design Agreement
Superior-Networks requires a deposit of 50% for all jobs undertaken.
When we have completed the work the
final 50% will be required before any files are sent to you as a client.
The deposit acts as a security in part payment, it is to cover liability
of ourselves in the instance we commence
work and part-way through do not wish to continue after the time we have
invested. You are required upon
acceptance of quotation to pay the stated deposit; if no deposit is
Unconditionally on the quotation, you are required to pay a fifty per
cent deposit (unless stated otherwise)
prior to commencement of work. In no circumstance is the deposit
refundable, in the instance we do not
commence work due to an issue on the side of Superior-Networks we may
issue a partial deposit refund
depending on the justification given by you. If you have requested us
stop work, no refund will be issues.
15.2) Ownership of content
Once the project has been completed and the entire of the invoice has
been paid in full ownership of the
website and any content, including but not limited to text, pictures and
video's will be transferred to you.
Superior-Networks own all content on your site until it’s been
transferred unless otherwise stated.
Superior-Networks will issue a selection of deadlines where the site
will be visible for you to see and
amendments can be made. When we start the project we will issue you with
a final completion date where the
entire project should be complete. The expected date is only a
provisional date and will be changed if needed
closer to the actual completion of the project.
In any circumstance, excluding grievance and illness, a project is not
completed on time due to our liability we
are not entitled to give you a full refund, however in respect of not
completing to the allocated date we may
compensate by reducing your final bill, the amount is subject to the
duration of delay and justification. We are
not liable in any respect if you have requested a significant amount of
changes or caused delay to the allocated
15.4) Web Creation Payment Agreement.
Upon issue of quotation, a project completion date is issued given
excessive notice to the day of payment
upon the completion of the project; it is to this event on completion
that a payment must be made. You are
given five working days for any payments to clear following the project
If you do not meet the specified time period without proof of payment
delay due to a third party because, you
will be expected to pay our Late Payment Fee of twenty per cent.
Under no circumstances can you refund the project, once the full payment
is received by Superior-Networks
and files are sent, no refund of any sort will be issued.
16) Compromised Accounts
We do our best to keep our systems up to date and secure in order to
provide maximum protection. In some
circumstances, websites may be compromised due to outdated software
which opens potential exploit
opportunities to hackers.
In the instance of a compromised, hacked, or damaged account we take no
responsibility and hold no liability
as it is your responsibility to maintain and keep your software and
systems secure, and up to date.
Some accounts may be legible for restorations from our backup systems,
in this instance please view ‘Backup
17) Spam PolicyWe maintain a zero tolerance policy against the use of
our services for sending unsolicited email, bulk emailing
and SPAM. Any services that are advertised via SPAM (Spamvertised) are
strictly forbidden to be hosted on our
servers. Additionally, no organisation or entity listed in the ROKSO may
be hosted on our servers.
Any account which results in our IP range being blacklisted will be
immediately suspended with their details
being passed on to the relevant authority. We strictly reserve the right
to require changes, or to disable
necessary accounts, databases, or components that do not comply with
these policies. In some circumstances,
we may need to make modifications in an emergency at its sole
We reserve the right to charge the holder of the account used to send
any unsolicited email a clean-up fee.
The cost of the clean-up fee is entirely at the discretion of the
Accounts not complying with this policy will be terminated immediately.
18) Resource Usage Policy
Resource Usage particularly concentrates on Web Hosting. As our services
are shared with other customers,
we strictly prohibit you from;
* Use 25% or more of system resources for longer than 90 seconds. There
are numerous activities that could
cause such problems; these include: CGI scripts, FTP, PHP, HTTP, etc.
* Run stand-alone, unattended server-side processes at any point in time
on the server. This includes any and
all daemons, such as IRCD.
* Run any type of web spider or indexer (including Google Cash / Ad Spy)
on shared servers.
* Run any software that interfaces with an IRC (Internet Relay Chat)
* Run any bit torrent application, tracker, or client. You may link to
legal torrents off-site, but may not host or
store them on our shared servers.
* Participate in any file-sharing/peer-to-peer activities.
* Run any gaming servers such as counter-strike, half-life,
* Run cron entries with intervals of less than 15 minute.
* When using PHP include functions for including a local file, include
the local file rather than the URL - (E.G:
("http://yourdomain.com/include.php") use include ("include.php").
Our shared services are designed to meet the majority of our customers;
therefore to run some of the above
processes we encourage the purchase of another service, such as Virtual
Private Server or Dedicated Server.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion to discontinue services to
any customer in breach of the above
policies. We work in the best interest of our customers; at in some
instances where a customer is exceeding
resources we may take your website offline.
19) Payment Policy
For security reasons for Superior-Networks, we currently can only accept
PayPal Transactions. This is for both
your security and Superior-Networks Security.
Note: The below payment processors are subject to availability at the
discretion of Superior-Networks.PayPal
Most paypal payments will process instantly. In the case that they do
not for any reason you may need to
contact our support team. We strongly advise against using E-Cheques or
similar as this can put delays on your
servers out of our control.
20) Administrative Rules & Charges
Administrative Charges are enforced to cover errors or problems that
have directly or indirectly occurred.
Staff will use discretion on “good will” when carrying out tasks to
determine whether to enforce charges for
extra services. If you are subject to Administrative Charges you must be
informed by our staff prior to the
action taking place. In the case where you are charged, but not informed
prior to work being completed /
invoice, you are not liable to Administrative Charges.
20.1) Standard Administrative Charge
We have set a Standard Administrative Charge of 11.00 per hour. Some
services differ from our Standard
Administrative Charge, including –
* File Recovery – Suspension
* Backup Recovery
If your account has been suspended due to payment, your account will be
subject to late fee charges of twenty
per cent. Once you have completed this invoice with the late fee
payment, your account will be automatically
unsuspended by our system.
If your account has been suspended due to;
I. Suspicious Activity
II. Resource Usage Breach
III. Fair Usage Breach
IV. Agreement Use of Service Breach
V. Treatment of Staff Breach
You will be required to pay a fee of £6.00 for your account to be
20.3) File Recovery – Suspension
If your account has been suspended and you do not wish to complete your
contract with us, but wish to have a
full back up of your website, you are subject to pay an administrative
charge of £20.00 (excluding VAT).
We cannot provide files on disk / USB memory, or any other portable
Under no circumstances are we liable for loss or the recovery of data.
Our data centre run a daily backup of all
accounts; this is not deemed as a viable backup solution for customers
however we do not currently have
access to our backup files and as such will not be able to restore a
great deal of files should you lose them.All backup restorations are
subject to Administrative Charges -
Backup Service Customer – Web Hosting
* Free –No cost for backup restoration
No / non-Backup Service – Web Hosting
* £3.00 (Excluding VAT)
Backup Service Customer – Reseller Hosting
* £2.00 per Backup Restored (excluding VAT)
No / non-Backup Service – Reseller Hosting
* £5.00 per Backup Restored (excluding VAT)
All refunds are applicable of an £6.00 (excluding VAT) Administrative
Charge. Refunds are classified as being
out of our money back guarantee period, meaning that if you are within
the money back guarantee period,
you are not subject to the Refund Administrative Charge.
21) Availability & Service Level Agreements
We aim to maintain maximum, problem free up time. However this cannot be
possible for a number of
reasons, which may result in services being unavailable to you or your
customers. You must recognise, and
acknowledge that due to the nature of the technology; occasionally
unavailability of the service cannot be
In the event of equipment malfunctions, we work rapidly with our
suppliers and data house engineers to
resolve the problem as quickly as possible. In other cases, we carry out
periodic maintenance or repairs to
keep our services efficient, secure and up to date. In the event of such
procedure, we will give you forty eight
hours of notice unless the work is deemed urgent.
At times, matters can be beyond our control, such as power failures,
interruption of telecommunication or
digital transmission links, hostile network attacks, network traffic and
other occurrences. In these cases we
have no liability and have not promised to provide you with an
All planned downtime or service disruption is done out of Business &
Peak Hours which we define as between
7AM – 11PM.
We do our best to inform you of any disruption, but some mediums are
often more convenient than others. All
updates / maintenance work are posted via our –
* Announcements & News Web Page,
* Twitter Account – http://www.twitter.com/oneclickhosts* Direct Emails
We will aim to always tweet and email you directly in the event of your
service being affected by any work.
21.2) Urgent Maintenance
In the case of urgency we are required to give you a minimal of fifteen
minutes notice due to the severity of
some issues. Unfortunately with urgent maintenance, it is often found
that work must be completed during
business & peak hours which we try to keep to a minimal.
21.2) Service Level Agreement
We guarantee our customers a minimal of 95% uptime based upon various
third parties monitoring our
If we do not meet our minimal uptime basis due to issues caused by
Superior-Networks we will provide
customers will an additional week of service.
21.3) Response Times
During Business & Peak Hours we endeavour to have our services back
online as quickly as possible, usually
within 15 minutes of receiving first acknowledgement of downtime.
Outside of these hours our minimum expectation is 15 – 45 minutes of
first acknowledgement of service
In some situations, due to staff unavailability and logistical
difficulties services may take longer than specified
in which we will endeavour to resume normal service as soon as possible.
22) Reporting Violations
We request that anyone believes volitions are being committed, either by
a user and/or customer of our
service committing an offence, please provide the following information.
* IP address used to commit the alleged violation.
* Date & Time of the Alleged Violation, include time zone.
* Evidence of the alleged violation; screen shot, log.
We have full right to take the following actions in response to
complaints or discovery of violation;
* Issue written or verbal warnings,
* Suspend the subscriber's account,
* Terminate the subscriber's account
* Bill the subscriber for administrative costs and/or reactivation
charges for violation
* Bring legal action to enjoin violations and/or collect damages
* Report to British authorities.23) Treatment of Staff
We aim to operate and provide our customers with great support through
the use of well trained, and
knowledgeable staff members.
We believe the treatment of staff is a vital area of the business to
understand the role they take in support and
ensuring services are running efficiently. We maintain a strong business
relation with the customer to ensure
they are satisfied with the service provided.
Under any circumstances if a staff member, or customer of ourselves
feels intimidated, or is being verbally
abused, threatened or being shown abusive images by a customer, we hold
the right to suspend your service
and terminate your contract.
If this action is used against a customer, you will be informed via
e-mail in a written document explaining and
demonstrating with evidence of the threats felt to staff. No refunds are
given under these circumstances and
all liability is remained with the behaviour of the customer.
To regain access to recover your data you will incur Administrative
We emphasise that in agreeing to our Terms and conditions, if you
indemnify us for any violation of the
agreement that results in loss to us, or bringing of a claim against us
by any third party, you will be strictly
liable to pay any damages awarded against us, plus all costs and
Under no circumstances do we issue refunds, except under out Money Back
Guarantee Policy and if a
customer is to die during the use of our service.
In the event we issue a partial refund, you are subject to a £6.00
In the case that any refund is issues, it will only be issues as credit
to your client area account.
26) Miscellaneous Provisions
You must provide us with, and keep up to date; good contract information
in the event we need to speak to
I. A waiver by the Company of any breach of any provision of this
Agreement by the Subscriber shall not
operate as or be construed as a continuing or subsequent waiver thereof
or as a waiver of any breach of any
other provision thereof.
II. The Subscriber shall not transfer or assign this Agreement without
the prior written consent of the
Company. Company may assign the Agreement at any time without consent
from or notice to the Subscriber.
Company reserves right to cancel the Subscribers rights under this
contract at any time without further
III. Superior-Networks takes no responsibility for any material input by
others and not posted to the SuperiorNetworks
by Superior-Networks. Superior-Networks is not responsible for the
content of any other websites
linked to the Superior-Networks Network; links are provided as Internet
navigation tools only. SuperiorNetworks
disclaims any responsibility for any such inappropriate use and any
liability to any person or party for
any other person or party's violation of this policy.IV.
Superior-Networks is not responsible for any damages your business may
suffer. Superior-Networks does
not make implied or written warranties for any of our services.
Superior-Networks denies any warranty or
merchantability for a specific purpose. This includes loss of data
resulting from delays, non-deliveries, wrong
delivery, and any and all service interruptions caused by
V. It is absolutely forbidden to host anonymous proxies/re mailers or
IRC servers on Shared/Reseller Server
accounts. Shared/Reseller Server accounts found hosting this material
will be subject to immediate
cancellation without refund.
We as Superior-Networks have the unrestricted rights to read and access
any data stored on our servers, this
includes but is not limited to Emails, Web Pages, PHP files and images.
We also do not have to inform you of such access, and access to this may
be shared with others who we feel
need to know such information.
28) Virtual Private Server Agreement
28.1) Illegal Use
Our products and services may be used only for lawful purposes.
Transmission of, distribution of, storage of, or
linking to any material in violation of any applicable law or regulation
is prohibited. This includes, but not
limited to, material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret or
other intellectual property rights used
without proper authorization, and material that is defamatory,
constitutes an illegal threat, violates export
control laws, or is otherwise prohibited by UK law.
Any use of the TOR software is strictly forbidden and will result in the
immediate termination of your service
with no refund offered. CPU Mining is allowed providing it falls within
the resource usage policy. Abuse of this
will result in a warning email being sent, processes terminated and your
VPS Suspended or terminated. The
level of action is at the discretion of Superior-Networks.
28.2) Resource Usage
Client agrees not to run any processes on his or her VPS which use the
equivalent of a full CPU core (1.0 CPU
load) or more for an extended period of time. An extended period of time
will generally mean one (1) hour,
but will depend upon the CPU load and level of impact on other clients
sharing the physical server. Disruptive
CPU usage may result in a reboot, shutdown, and/or suspension of the VPS
regardless of the time lapse
29) Revisions to Policy
We reserve the right to revise, amend, or modify the agreements in this
document at any time and in any
manner. Notice of any revision, amendment, or modifications will not
need to be given to users or customers;
however subscribers are required to agree to the policy.